You know what grinds my gears? Article-based websites that ask you to pay money to read them. I'm not talking about online newspapers, I'm talking about otherwise free sites that require you to pay money to read certain articles. I'm looking at you ESPN. A quadrillion dollars from being owned by Disney not enough for you? You know, I'd be ok with it if you didn't tease me. You link the article, and offer up a couple paragraphs or the first couple in a list for free. Then you ask me to pay to read the rest of it? It's like going to a a strip club. It's just a massive tease, except they want your money. So, it's more like a prostitute who only strips for you. Other websites that pay their writers don't ask for money. Cracked has never asked for my money, and they're a self-run website that doesn't get all their money from the biggest company on the planet. Why do you feel the need to charge me to read words?
You know what grinds my gears? While we're on the topic of the internet, how about websites or web-based programs that can't bother to fix themselves? I'm not talking about some random site that a random guy bought, I'm talking about well-known sites that can't bother to fix their shit. Spotify has had a MAJOR bug in their program for well over a year, and can't bother to fix it. Not only that, they denied the bug existed for about half that time, then claimed recently that they fixed it, when they didn't. And it's not like these people are some no-names who don't have any kind of technological experience. This is one of the biggest radio programs on the planet. Like Disney. Can't be bothered to fix your shit? I understand bugs are bugs and sometimes they're hard to fix. But it's been too long, and you claimed to fix it when you didn't. Why do you expect people to give you money?